Accor has opened a new Grand Mercure branded property in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT), a smart city in Gujarat that connects the business capital, Ahmedabad and political capital, Gandhinagar.
The hospitality brand has partnered with India’s leading developers, Brigade Group for this hotel.
The 151-key Grand Mercure Gandhinagar GIFT City features local elements that are seen across the hotel’s premium services, food and accommodation.
The hotel has a speciality restaurant called Samaroh, which offers authentic delicacies from Gujarat.
Built to cater to the needs of a business traveller, the hotel houses six meeting rooms. There is a pillarless ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 delegates.
Leisure facilities include a high-end fitness centre, an infinity pool with a separate party area and a yoga pavilion.
Commenting on this new opening, Jean-Michel Cassé, chief operating officer, India and south Asia, Accor said, “We are extremely happy to launch Grand Mercure Gandhinagar GIFT City, the first international branded hotel, in the foremost operational smart city of the country.
“With the support of Brigade Group, we have successfully established three Grand Mercure properties in the country and look forward to collaborating for more hotels going forward.”